Fifteen million devices in India are infected and 800,000 in Southeast Asia.
Adware used to be a nuisance, but now it can impact users in ways that they don’t expect.
The country ranks fifth in volume of malware detected in the country amongst other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
McAfee, part of Intel Security, has announced its annual 12 Scams of the Holidays list to educate the public on the most popular ways cybercriminals scam consumers during the holiday season as they surf their digital devices.
Cybercriminals are taking advantage of a Windows 9 developer preview release rumour, said Trend Micro.
Bitcoin mining botnet ZeroAccess was the number one threat this quarter, according to the latest FortiGuard threat landscape report, while two new Android adware variants have climbed the watch list in the last 90 days.